When a family tragedy rips a young woman from her quiet existence, only two things give Delia any solace: steely determination, and the butcher’s son. Well, that and the ominous whispers that warned her of impending danger throughout her childhood.
Years later, violent conflicts and machinations of war shape the headstrong young woman and her far-flung soldier into people they don’t even recognize anymore. Though Delia finally finds her true self in the arms of an unconventional lover, danger is closer than ever before.
The whispers in the shadows have never been more urgent. Soon, the ties of her violent past will collide with everything she holds dear.
Readers' Favorite Book Reviews says, "Author Jason LaVelle's distinct ability to meld fiction with truth is the definition of Stephen King's quote: "Fiction is a lie. GREAT fiction is the truth within the lie." The story is maximum entertainment, a real page-turner, but it is also an eye-opening exposition of how love, persecution for sexual preferences, psychological abuse, desperation, war, murder and the spiritual unknown affect lives."
Evolved Publishing presents the first book in the “A Dark Night Thriller” series. This romance-turned-thriller/horror novel, which offers just a touch of the supernatural, will keep you at the edge of your seat in suspense.
“If you love biopic type stories that drag you into the life of a character and becomes a highly addictive ride you can’t put down, this story is perfect. Dealing with sensitive issues in the timeline from love, murder, persecution for sexual preferences, and the role of woman in society during world war events. This is one story that will suck you in and keep you wondering what is going to happen next.” ~ Voracious Reviews
“This is a story that says many things, not only is it a great supernatural thriller but it also shows what psychological damage abuse, desperation and war can cause to a person. It speaks to us of the beauty of love, of having the courage to follow your heart and of being true to yourself despite what others may think. It is tastefully written and the fact that the characters, Delia and Alice, were based on real people makes this book all the more interesting, even if the actual story is fiction.” ~ Rabid Reader
Books by Jason LaVelle:
- Whispers in the Shadows (A Dark Night Thriller – 1)
- The Cold Room (A Dark Night Thriller – 2) [October 2018]
- The Dark of Night (A Dark Night Thriller – 3) [November 2018]
- Pathosis (Dying World Chronicles – 1)
- Ecocide (Dying World Chronicles – 2)
More Great Dark Thrillers from Evolved Publishing:
- The “Zoë Delante Thrillers” Series by C.L. Roberts-Huth
- “The Oz Files” Series by Barry Metcalf
- “Forgive Me, Alex” by Lane Diamond
- “Enfold Me” by Steven Greenberg
About the Author
EDITOR: In 2014, I eased into editing. A critique group made its way onto my priority list. If a writer buddy needed a beta read, I jumped at the chance to apply a critical eye as well as positive reinforcement to the task. With every project I worked on, whether writing or offering constructive criticism, I aimed to improve my craft as I helped my fellow author. Becoming an editor wasn't my goal, but as I learned more about the mechanics of writing, a natural evolution occurred. My editing skills grew at a much more rapid pace than my writing skills did. Since 2014, I've edited countless anthologies, novels, and independent short works from various authors. I wish I had counted. That number would be pretty handy right about now. My primary focus is on speculative fiction, but I'm also interested in women's fiction and romance.